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What kindles your nostalgia more? Songs or movies?

  1. thirdmillenium profile image60
    thirdmilleniumposted 8 years ago

    I almost die when I hear early Gorden Lightfoot numbers.......

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      Brenda Durhamposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Same here.  Songs.

  2. fishtiger58 profile image77
    fishtiger58posted 8 years ago

    Songs for sure. You hear more songs in your lifetime than movies it seems to me. There are many songs out there that move me to many to list.

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    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    sometimes it is a certain smell, or word, a touch but yes, songs are prolly the strongest.

  4. prettydarkhorse profile image64
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    songs, it can make me cry

  5. Flightkeeper profile image71
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago


  6. kirstenblog profile image76
    kirstenblogposted 8 years ago

    Books!!! But then again I am a geek big_smile

  7. wychic profile image88
    wychicposted 8 years ago

    Definitely songs...they stay with me longer than movies, and I can replay them in their entirety in my head (or out loud) whenever I want. Most of the people who have gone through my life have been music lovers, and each has songs that belong exclusively to them in my memory.

  8. Sage Knowles profile image53
    Sage Knowlesposted 8 years ago

    definately songs...there's even a song that makes me nauseous as my husband bought the CD when i was early stages of pregnancy with morning sickness (or should i say 'all day long sickness!)

    1. wychic profile image88
      wychicposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Lol...that's what they should be calling it. When I was pregnant my ex would get upset at me in the afternoons because I was just using nausea as an excuse then, so he said. When I said that it's pretty much all the time, he said, "No, if it was all the time then they wouldn't call it morning sickness."

      Next time, he can try being pregnant.

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    Justine76posted 8 years ago

    between the two, songs. other then that, scents.

  10. Himitsu Shugisha profile image76
    Himitsu Shugishaposted 8 years ago

    Without question it's a song. The beauty of music is that it oftens provides a soundtrack to our lives. Break up songs, make up songs, getting through it songs, first dance songs, etc., etc.

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    bloodnlatexposted 8 years ago

    Songs that bring me back to movies. 

    Like 'Stuck in the Middle'  from Reservoir Dogs

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      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      steelers wheel

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        bloodnlatexposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Right you are!  I always get that mixed up.

    2. wyanjen profile image81
      wyanjenposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      ooooh, that was just nasty.
      Kill Bill, no prob. But I hear Stuck in the Middle & I get a knot in my tummy.
      yuck sad

  12. JaShinYa profile image60
    JaShinYaposted 8 years ago

    Smells and songs trigger my nostalgia. For instance when I hear Sum 41's "In Too Deep" and smell the woods, I have memories of summer camp

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    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    music for sure!

  14. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    I agree...always music

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    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    for me it's both actually. smile what can I say I'm weird like that lol

  16. Luciendasky profile image73
    Luciendaskyposted 8 years ago

    depends on the song... or movie...

    there are many songs that take me back several years... but a couple movies really have impacted my life at different points

  17. mistywild profile image60
    mistywildposted 8 years ago


  18. Don W profile image83
    Don Wposted 8 years ago

    Hmm tough one. Songs do set the soundtrack to your life and all that but films have a special place for me also. In fact films sometimes make me nostalgic for times I've never seen and places I've never been.

  19. tony0724 profile image58
    tony0724posted 8 years ago

    Definitely songs .You cannot help but think about where you were when you hear an old song .

  20. manlypoetryman profile image74
    manlypoetrymanposted 8 years ago

    Songs...for me...for sure!

  21. anglfire693 profile image74
    anglfire693posted 8 years ago

    Songs without a doubt.  Reason being is that they traveled better.  With today's technology this might not be the case so much anymore, but when I was growing up, I always had music playing on the house stereo, on the car radio and where ever my boom box would travel.  If I didn't have mine, somebody always had one.  I am sure depending on the age groups you ask, the more common answer could change with younger generations since there are portable t.v.'s and DVD players everywhere now, you can even watch on some phones now!

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    B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 8 years ago

    Songs..there is one to describe every moment of my last 30 some years of life out there!

  23. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    Songs - hands down!